Category Archive: SONG

ODE TO JOY – 1785

Above: Autograph manuscript Ode to Joy From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 1985 “Ode to Joy” (German:, first line: “Freude, schöner Götterfunken”) is an ode written in the summer of 1785 by German poet, playwright, and historian Friedrich Schiller and published the following year in Thalia. A slightly revised version appeared in 1808, changing two lines of …

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I CRIED FOR YOU – 1932

I Cried for You From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 1923 “I Cried for You” is a pop and jazz standard with music written by Arthur Freed and Abe Lyman, with lyrics by Gus Arnheim. It was introduced by Abe Lyman and His Orchestra in 1923. The recording by Benny Krueger and His Orchestra the same …

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BEEP BEEP (song)

Released 1958 Format 7″ Genre Pop Length 2:20 Label Roulette Writer(s) Carl Cicchetti, Donald Claps Beep Beep (song) “Beep Beep” is a novelty song by The Playmates. It describes an apparent competition between the drivers of a Cadillac and a Nash Rambler on the road, leading to a surprise revelation as to why the Rambler …

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SWAN SONG RECORDS

Swan Song Records Parent company Warner Music Group Founded 1974 Founder Led Zeppelin Defunct 1983 Status Defunct Distributor(s) Atlantic Genre Rock Country of origin UK Location London, England New York City Swan Song Records was a record label launched by the English rock band Led Zeppelin on 10 May 1974. It was overseen by Led …

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MY CHERIE AMOUR (song)

My Cherie Amour (song) Released January 28, 1969 Format 7″ single Recorded Hitsville USA; 1967–68 Genre Soul, pop Length 2:54 Label Tamla T 54180 “My Cherie Amour” is a 1969 soul classic by Motown singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder. The song was originally recorded from late 1967 to early 1968, but not released until early 1969. The …

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FLY ME TO THE MOON (song)

Fly Me to the Moon Released April 1954 Recorded 1954 Genre Jazz Length 2:14 Label Decca Writer(s) Bart Howard “Fly Me to the Moon”, originally titled “In Other Words”, is a song written in 1954 by Bart Howard. Kaye Ballard made the first recording of the song in 1954. Since then it has become a …

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IT’S A LOVELY DAY TODAY – 1950

SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: ETHEL MERMAN Song Author: Irving Berlin Year Recorded: 1950 Record Label: EMI Label Number: B 10221 SONG PROFILE It’s a Lovely Day Today A popular song written by Irving Berlin and was published in 1950. It is from the popular musical “Call Me Madam”, which was later adapted as …

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IF I KNEW YOU WERE COMIN I’D HAVE BAKED A CAKE – 1950

SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: EILEEN BARTON Song Author: Al Hoffman, Bob Merrill, and Clem Watts Year Recorded: 1950 Record Label: National Records/ Mercury Records Label Number: 9103 SONG PROFILE “If I Knew You Were Comin’ I’d’ve Baked a Cake” A popular song written by Al Hoffman, Bob Merrill, and Clem Watts and published …

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F YOU’VE GOT THE MONEY HONEY, I’VE GOT THE TIME

SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: LEFTY FRIZZELL Song Author: Lefty Frizzell and Jim Beck Year Recorded: 1950 SONG PROFILE If You’ve Got the Money I’ve Got the Time “If You’ve Got the Money I’ve Got the Time” is a 1950 song by Lefty Frizzell, who co-wrote the song with Jim Beck, and it was …

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